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  • Persecution

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,466 views

    1. Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. And for many of us this is something we may find hard to relate to. For we live in a land of freedom - free to worship God and free to live out our faith -at least for now. Like me, most of us have never experienced violence in ...read more

  • Praise In Persecution

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 10, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 3,029 views

    An exhortation to praise when life hurts.

    Praise In Persecution We often paint the Christian life as one of utter joy and prosperity when we witness to unbelievers. Christians spend their lives trying to live up to that sales pitch. They learn to ignore the pain in their lives or accept it as punishment for their sins. They wear ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Feb 11, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 3,802 views

    Eighth and final sermon on developing Christian character. Sermon includes examples of Christian persecution both in the United States and around the world.

    Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted TEXT: Mat 5:10-12 INTRODUCTION · Finishing up series on the Beatitudes · Other sermons deal ingredients of Christian character · This one talks about the maltreatment the Christian can expect · Basic Beatitude is in verse 10; expanded on in ...read more

  • Faith Tested By Persecution Series

    Contributed by Steve Hanchett on Dec 4, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,100 views

    Message shows how God uses trials to allow our faith to be tested.

    Steve Hanchett, pastor Berry Road Baptist Church “But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy; yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, ...read more

  • How To Respond To The Persecution Of Christians

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,155 views

    1. Realize that persecution of the Godly is a normal part of the maturing process for every Christian. Remember that God is working His will in ways that we cannot see or appreciate at the time. One old hymn says, "Must Jesus bear the cross alone and all the world go free. No there's a cross for ...read more

  • The Beneficial Effects Of Persecution 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,209 views

    Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discorda

    1. Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discordant factors have a way of ...read more

  • Feeling Persecuted: Your Not Alone Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,560 views

    God has a way of getting His message out, even if it is uncomfortable for us.

    Feeling Persecuted? Your Not Alone Ballard Assembly Pastor Bob Briggs Acts 8:1-8 Lesson 19 I. Persecution is to be expected. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered. Acts 8:1b God has a way of moving ...read more

  • The Battle Cry Of The Persecuted Believer Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,012 views

    ULTIMATE DEFEAT IS RESERVED FOR OUR PERSECUTORS

    BIG IDEA: ULTIMATE DEFEAT IS RESERVED FOR OUR PERSECUTORS I. (:1-4) THEY CAN BEAT ME BUT THEY CAN NEVER DEFEAT ME (THEY CAN WHIP ME BUT THEY CAN NEVER TOTALLY WHIP ME) A. Numerous Persecutions But Divine Perseverance 1. Numerous Persecutions “Many times they have persecuted me from my ...read more

  • Aspects Of Persecutions And Trials

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,241 views

    This sermon considers several aspects of persecutions and trials: author, purpose, assurances, response.

    Aspects Of Persecutions And Trials The Church’s Reaction To Adversity Introduction 1. Since the establishment of the church God’s people have endured various persecutions and trials. Even in times of comparative rest a church may face discouraging trails from a variety of circumstances and ...read more

  • Paul Views Of Persecution And Power Encounters

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 25, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,578 views

    Paul Views of Persecution and Power Encounters

    Paul Views of Persecution and Power Encounters Paul, as many Christian leaders in Africa, have not been strangers to persecution, misunderstandings, and imprisonment for the sake of the truth. Part of the promise of living Godly in Christ Jesus involves abuse. Just as Paul suffered persecution ...read more

  • Hit Me Instead!

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,277 views

    I don`t advise you to try doing what I did - only if God is prompting you!

    HIT ME INSTEAD. One evening the phone rang. It was a woman whom I had visited from time to time. She wasn`t a Christian; in fact she was very dubious about the whole business of Christianity - she couldn`t see what relevance someone who lived 2,000 years ago could possibly have to her today. I`d ...read more

  • Loosed In The Fire

    Contributed by David Dailey on Mar 10, 2001
    based on 169 ratings
     | 4,100 views

    Keeping your committment under persecution or affliction.

    Loosed In The Fire Have you ever noticed as you read the Bible, that many times in the Word of God we see great victories arise out of what looked like utter defeat? Now we could name several. Job. Paul & Silas bound and thrown into prison. They never lost their committment. Many times in ...read more

  • Beaten But Still Forgiving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,695 views

    Stephen’s example of forgiveness amidst persecution

    Stephen’s Example of Forgiveness – Acts 7:34-60 Illustration:Karl Menninger, the famed psychiatrist, once said that if he could convince the patients in psychiatric hospitals that their sins were forgiven, 75 percent of them could walk out the next day! Today in the Word, March 1989, p. ...read more

  • Are You Willing?

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 101 ratings
     | 1,430 views

    The persecuted church and the crucified Christ demands a response with our lives.

    Introduction - Over the past several months I have told you about much of my family. You have heard about my mother, father and some of my sisters. You have even heard about my grandparents, but I haven't told you about all of my family. - I haven't told you that I have a.... - Brother in ...read more

  • I Saw The Tears Of The Oppressed.

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 2,878 views

    We should pray for those around the world who are persecuted for their faith.

    "I Saw The Tears of The Oppressed..." Ecclesiastes 4:1 When we woke up this morning we made a decision that we were going to go to church. Our decision was based upon ruling out the other options that presented themselves to us. Some of us struggled with whether or not to sleep in since it has ...read more